Open Ports on Your Router for Guild Wars 2

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Guild Wars 2 is NCSoft's Open-World, Action, Adventure, Role-Playing, and MMO game released in 2012.


Ports To Forward for Guild Wars 2

The required incoming ports for Guild Wars 2 are as follows:

Guild Wars 2 - PC

  • TCP: 80, 443, 6112
  • UDP:

Guild Wars 2 - Steam

  • TCP: 6112, 27015, 27036
  • UDP: 27015, 27031-27036

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Guild Wars 2 simply follow one of these links:

Guild Wars 2 has the following genres of gameplay.

Forward Ports for Guild Wars 2

When you are playing Guild Wars 2 you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is a useful trick in gaming because it can really help to make your network connection most stable and on occasion even faster. Routers were not designed to allow incoming network requests and some games can play tremendously better if an incoming connection is forwarded through the router to the game.

Before You Forward a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

How to locate your Router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

How To Forward Ports

An easy way to do this is use our Network Utilities software. It can open your ports with just a few clicks. Then when you are done you can just was quickly close your ports again. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The general process for forwarding a port is:

That's all it takes to forward your ports. For more on how to port forward, check out our list of games and applications.

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